School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Dive into the world of podcasts

Aalto University podcasts provide thought-provoking summer listening. Don on your earphones and get listening!

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Aalto University's management: We call everyone to take action against racism and discrimination

There's no place for racism in the scientific community says the management of Aalto University in its statement. As a university, Aalto is working hard to develop an open and diverse community.
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Aalto University ranks high in two listings for young universities

Aalto University was ranked 9th in the world by QS and 20th by the Times Higher Education in their rankings of universities under 50 years of age

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Tips for using your new access token

The new access control tokens will be introduced in all Otaniemi campus buildings during the course of the spring and the summer. When using your new access control token, please take the following factors into account.
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Otaranta closed to motor vehicle traffic as of week 27

The construction of the light rail has reached the southern part of Otaniemi.
Infografiikka jossa luku 9.
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Aalto University ranks high in two listings for young universities

Aalto University was ranked 9th in the world by QS and 20th by the Times Higher Education in their rankings of universities under 50 years of age
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Simple yet effective ways to act on climate change – tips for everyday life

Author and Creative Sustainability student Rinna Saramäki and AaltoSDG mobile application encourage everyone to take action to mitigate climate change.

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Post doc tutkija Michael Lettenmeier Kuva: Sanna Lehto

What can you do for the climate?

Within the next ten years, Finns need to cut down more than 75% of our carbon footprint. The change is enormous, and will be based on new lifestyles, says Michael Lettenmeier.

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Karin Krokfors, kuva: Sanna Lehto

'We must look to the past, for a lesson in designing buildings for the future'

Architect Karin Krokfors says buildings should be designed to be adaptable over time. And that history holds plenty of examples for us to study.

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Janne Pärssinen seisoo Mitsubishi Electronicin rakennuksen edessä Japanissa.

Internship in Japan: Working as an Industrial Designer at Mitsubishi Electric

Janne Pärssinen, a master student in Industrial Design, is delighted he had influence on the projects as an intern.

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Andy Best. Kuva: Sanna Lehto

'Humans are not wired to make sensible choices'

Sculpture lecturer Andy Best talks about technology and the role of art in a world of rising consumption and shrinking public spaces.

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Julia Lohmann's Department of Seaweed at WEF. Photo: Mikko Raskinen

Julia Lohmann: ‘We know too much and do too little’

Lohmann’s magnificent seaweed pavilion encourages leaders to make difficult decisions and establish a ‘do-tank’ way of collaborating at the 50th World Economic Forum in Davos.

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Building interdisciplinary connections through a new joint position

This September will be a start of building a new connection between disciplines as Sebastian Schlecht takes on the position as the professor of practice in Sound in Virtual Reality.

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Aalto Art and Design Cases

Aalto Design Cases is a platform for activity-based creativity and practice-based research in the Aalto School of Arts, Design and Architecture.

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Nyang'oro Girls Dormitory, a project by Hollmén Reuter Sandman

Prominent art at Aalto University

Aalto University promotes visibility and impact of art and creativity both in society and at our own campus. Aalto University uses one percent of building costs to fund art.

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Dipoli artworks

Creativity Unfolded

Aalto University’s blog series Creativity Unfolded focuses on insights linked to creativity in a multitude of ways. Topics include design, technology, media, architecture, film, games, art theory and more. Read and join the conversation.

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Events

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Lectures and seminars

Entrepreneurship summer course: Creating Multidimensional Experiences (Online)

Learn to create immersive experiences in a multidisciplinary team of international students, working online but together towards a sustainable future.
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Lectures and seminars

Health and Wellbeing Architecture Summer Intensive 2020 (Online)

The Health and Wellbeing Architecture Summer Intensive offers graduate students, doctoral students, practicing architects, healthcare planners, healthcare practitioners and international guests an opportunity to come together and deepen their competencies in the field of design for health and wellbeing.
Aalto University Learning Center by Tuomas Uusheimo
Lectures and seminars

Aalto Research Ethics

Course is designed for doctoral students and recommended for first or second year of study. This 2 ECTS course comprises of 46 hours of independent study and 8 hours of workshops with compulsory attendance.
Aalto Talent Expo 2020 illustration / Graphic designer Babi Brasileiro.
Exhibitions and fairs

Aalto Talent Expo 2020

The recruitment and contact fair Aalto Talent Expo will be organised in Otahalli on 8 October 2020.
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Where to find us

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Väre

Address: Otaniementie 14
School of Arts, Design and Architecture
Mon-Thu at 8.00-21.00, Fri at 8.00-20.00, Sat at 9.00-17.00.

Locations
Aalto-yliopisto / Kandidaattikeskus / katsomo / kuva: Tuomas Uusheimo

Undergraduate Centre

Address: Otakaari 1

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Otakaari 7

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Otakaari 7

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